It is less dangerous to follow, by being last to start applauding, than to lead, by being first to stop.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Children are in fact aliens who employ cunning miniature bodies for purposes of unlimited moral license.
A little rudeness saves a lot of time.
Fastidiousness can defeat barbarism but not savagery.
Hell has no comedy, just an endless discussion of what isn’t funny.
Our politics, driven more by hatred of the other side than love of our own, possibly betoken a decline in civility but certainly an advance in sense.
If you want someone to talk, shut up.
Toady, n. Apprentice bully.
Many famous and respectable men are incompletely domesticated, and now and then one will do or say something to sabotage his reputation, as a bear will gnaw off its leg to get out of a trap.
Respectable opinion is a sandbox, and it is the children who play at its edges who guard it most zealously from the children who are not allowed to play at all.